Near the ancient village of Rivalto, a village perched on the slopes Montevaso in the town of Chianni, this is where is the Villa Polle Meletro. The villa is located on a terrace with a picturesque scenery of hills, varying colors and moods according to the changing seasons.
The clean air of the Mediterranean and at 500 meters height which extends visibly, offer cool summers and crisp winters, to spend time pleasantly sitting by the crackling replace, sipping wine, and eating chestnuts.
The Villa, with its 17 hectares of land, surrounded by a park of olive trees and centuries-old chestnut trees, is named after water springs that flow from the mountain; the whole territory of the Municipality of Chianni in fact is famous for the sulphurous water springs, better known as health water.
Rebuilding finished in 2008, the Villa recreates the atmosphere of the ancient rural Tuscan farmhouses; It is equipped with every comfort to ensure a memorable holiday and for regenerating body and mind.
Inside the park, you can walk natural trails, passing through meadows and woods, and dip your hands in the crystal clear stream running through the estate; the refreshment of a swim in the pool or a relaxing bath will help to host mental and physical wellbeing, while a dinner on the veranda in the summer nights, with the singing of crickets and nightingales, will delight even the most discerning palates.
Products of the Villa
The olive groves and the vine in the area for years provide extra virgin olive oil and wine quality chianti. The Chianti wine is produced with Sangiovese grapes (75%), Canaiolo (10%), Trebbiano (10%). It shows a beautiful ruby red color and comes so sublime with red meat dishes and typical local food, which you can enjoy while staying in the villa.
The oil, which comes with a nice straw color, is produced by black olive trees on the property and is ideal for enhancing the flavors of Tuscan cuisine. Also noteworthy is the acacia honey and chestnut, the typical fruits of the place Rivalto, like Marroni, a high-quality chestnut coming from the surrounding forests.
All local products are be tasted by staying at the villa.